Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SQL Server 2005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 6 months to 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 866 806 563
Rank change year-on-year -60 -243 -149
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 199 376 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.23% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.54% 0.75% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 181 307 696
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% -1.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

SQL Server 2005 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 37,027 50,026 50,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 27.51% 30.46% 30.49%
Number of salaries quoted 30,693 40,952 43,256
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SQL Server 2005 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in England.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in England over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the England region over the 6 months to 17 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 69 £52,500 +0.96% 7
South East -10 37 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Midlands +35 31 £35,000 -9.09% 3
North of England -17 30 £40,000 - 5
South West -13 25 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Yorkshire +17 24 £40,000 +6.67%
East Midlands +46 16 £37,500 -25.00%
West Midlands +18 15 £32,500 -12.16% 3
East of England +57 7 £50,000 - 1
North West -22 5 £48,750 +21.88% 4
North East - 1 £25,437 - 1
SQL Server 2005
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 199 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 148 (74.37%) SQL
3 111 (55.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 93 (46.73%) Windows
5 88 (44.22%) Microsoft
6 85 (42.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 69 (34.67%) Relational Database
8 64 (32.16%) Oracle
9 63 (31.66%) Amazon AWS
10 61 (30.65%) Firewall
11 59 (29.65%) TCP/IP
12 54 (27.14%) Linux
12 54 (27.14%) MySQL
13 52 (26.13%) .NET
13 52 (26.13%) Active Directory
14 49 (24.62%) Tomcat
15 47 (23.62%) Java
16 46 (23.12%) Microsoft Azure
17 45 (22.61%) JavaScript
17 45 (22.61%) Python
17 45 (22.61%) RDBMS
18 44 (22.11%) C#
18 44 (22.11%) DevOps
19 43 (21.61%) Ansible
19 43 (21.61%) Private Cloud
19 43 (21.61%) Opscode Chef
19 43 (21.61%) SaaS
19 43 (21.61%) Puppet
19 43 (21.61%) HTML
19 43 (21.61%) Perl

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (24.62%) Tomcat
2 43 (21.61%) JBoss
3 32 (16.08%) SharePoint
4 31 (15.58%) MS Exchange
5 29 (14.57%) WebLogic
6 28 (14.07%) IIS
7 26 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (5.03%) Apache
10 9 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (4.02%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (3.02%) ColdFusion
13 5 (2.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (1.51%) SAS
14 3 (1.51%) Skype for Business
15 2 (1.01%) Drupal
15 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
16 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (12.06%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.01%) ArchiCAD
3 2 (1.01%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.01%) MicroStation
3 2 (1.01%) Revit
Business Applications
1 14 (7.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (31.66%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (23.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (21.61%) SaaS
4 38 (19.10%) OpenShift
5 21 (10.55%) Office 365
6 11 (5.53%) Power Platform
7 4 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.51%) IaaS
8 3 (1.51%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.50%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 61 (30.65%) Firewall
2 59 (29.65%) TCP/IP
3 25 (12.56%) DNS
4 22 (11.06%) SAN
5 21 (10.55%) DHCP
6 14 (7.04%) Remote Desktop
7 13 (6.53%) WAN
8 11 (5.53%) Internet
9 9 (4.52%) VPN
10 8 (4.02%) LAN
10 8 (4.02%) NetScaler
10 8 (4.02%) VoIP
11 6 (3.02%) Network Security
12 5 (2.51%) Wireless
13 4 (2.01%) NAS
14 3 (1.51%) iSCSI
14 3 (1.51%) Skype
15 2 (1.01%) IPsec
15 2 (1.01%) WebEx
15 2 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 111 (55.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (42.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 69 (34.67%) Relational Database
5 54 (27.14%) MySQL
6 45 (22.61%) RDBMS
7 43 (21.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 41 (20.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 39 (19.60%) SQL Server 2016
10 30 (15.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 25 (12.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 20 (10.05%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (8.54%) NoSQL
13 17 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (8.54%) SQL Server 2000
14 15 (7.54%) Oracle Database
15 14 (7.04%) SQL Server 2014
16 13 (6.53%) Azure SQL Database
17 12 (6.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 12 (6.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.51%) Gatling
2 5 (2.51%) JMeter
2 5 (2.51%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.51%) JIRA
4 2 (1.01%) Selenium
4 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.50%) gulp
5 1 (0.50%) jspm
5 1 (0.50%) Moq
5 1 (0.50%) MSTest
5 1 (0.50%) NUnit
5 1 (0.50%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (10.55%) Finance
1 21 (10.55%) Retail
2 11 (5.53%) Aerospace
2 11 (5.53%) Publishing
3 6 (3.02%) Marketing
4 5 (2.51%) Back Office
5 3 (1.51%) Banking
5 3 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (21.61%) Developer
2 36 (18.09%) Linux Engineer
3 32 (16.08%) DBA
4 29 (14.57%) Applications Engineer
5 27 (13.57%) Administrator
6 25 (12.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (12.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 25 (12.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 25 (12.56%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 25 (12.56%) SQL DBA
7 21 (10.55%) Support Engineer
8 19 (9.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (8.04%) AWS Engineer
10 14 (7.04%) .NET Developer
10 14 (7.04%) Analyst
11 13 (6.53%) Applications Support
12 12 (6.03%) Cloud Engineer
13 11 (5.53%) Senior Applications Engineer
14 10 (5.03%) AWS DevOps
14 10 (5.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (26.13%) .NET
2 43 (21.61%) HTML
3 36 (18.09%) ASP.NET
4 32 (16.08%) CSS
5 25 (12.56%) jQuery
6 24 (12.06%) Web Services
7 14 (7.04%) WCF
7 14 (7.04%) XML
8 12 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (6.03%) JSON
9 10 (5.03%) .NET Framework
9 10 (5.03%) LAMP
10 6 (3.02%) .NET Core
10 6 (3.02%) Ajax
10 6 (3.02%) Entity Framework
10 6 (3.02%) HTML5
11 5 (2.51%) CSS3
11 5 (2.51%) React
11 5 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (2.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.61%) Private Cloud
2 31 (15.58%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (9.55%) Clustering
4 16 (8.04%) Replication
5 13 (6.53%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.02%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.51%) EPoS
8 5 (2.51%) HP Storage
8 5 (2.51%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.51%) User Experience
9 4 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (2.01%) NHS
9 4 (2.01%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.51%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.01%) Xbox
12 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 93 (46.73%) Windows
2 54 (27.14%) Linux
3 40 (20.10%) Windows Server
4 38 (19.10%) Unix
5 32 (16.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (10.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (6.03%) Windows 10
9 11 (5.53%) Windows 7
10 9 (4.52%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.51%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.01%) AIX
12 2 (1.01%) HPUX
13 1 (0.50%) Android
13 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.11%) DevOps
2 38 (19.10%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 38 (19.10%) Web Operations
3 37 (18.59%) ITIL
4 35 (17.59%) Change Control
5 33 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (12.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (10.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 20 (10.05%) High Availability
9 19 (9.55%) MVC
10 18 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (9.05%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (9.05%) Preventative Maintenance
10 18 (9.05%) Project Management
11 15 (7.54%) CRM
11 15 (7.54%) Database Security
12 14 (7.04%) Database Mirroring
13 13 (6.53%) Proactive Monitoring
13 13 (6.53%) SDLC
14 12 (6.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 148 (74.37%) SQL
2 47 (23.62%) Java
3 45 (22.61%) JavaScript
3 45 (22.61%) Python
4 44 (22.11%) C#
5 43 (21.61%) Perl
6 42 (21.11%) T-SQL
7 38 (19.10%) Bash Shell
8 35 (17.59%) Ruby
9 21 (10.55%) PHP
10 16 (8.04%) PowerShell
11 12 (6.03%) VB
12 10 (5.03%) VBA
13 6 (3.02%) C
13 6 (3.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 6 (3.02%) PL/SQL
14 4 (2.01%) VBScript
15 3 (1.51%) VB.NET
16 2 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (9.05%) MCSA
3 8 (4.02%) MCSE
3 8 (4.02%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.02%) Degree
4 6 (3.02%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.51%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.01%) CCNA
7 2 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) QA
2 3 (1.51%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.01%) PMO
3 2 (1.01%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 52 (26.13%) Active Directory
2 38 (19.10%) Docker
2 38 (19.10%) Oracle RAC
3 30 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (8.04%) Hyper-V
5 11 (5.53%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (5.03%) XenApp
7 8 (4.02%) vSphere
8 5 (2.51%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (2.51%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.51%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.01%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.50%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 43 (21.61%) Ansible
1 43 (21.61%) Opscode Chef
1 43 (21.61%) Puppet
2 38 (19.10%) Kubernetes
3 18 (9.05%) Backup Exec
4 14 (7.04%) Failover Clustering
5 12 (6.03%) Perfmon
6 8 (4.02%) SCCM
7 6 (3.02%) Data Guard
8 5 (2.51%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (1.51%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (1.51%) WMI
10 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.50%) WSUS
10 1 (0.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 88 (44.22%) Microsoft
2 64 (32.16%) Oracle
3 42 (21.11%) VMware
4 30 (15.08%) Sun
5 18 (9.05%) Veeam
6 16 (8.04%) Cisco
7 15 (7.54%) Citrix
7 15 (7.54%) SolarWinds
8 12 (6.03%) HP
8 12 (6.03%) RedGate
9 7 (3.52%) Tableau
10 6 (3.02%) Adobe
10 6 (3.02%) Meraki
10 6 (3.02%) Symantec
11 5 (2.51%) arcserve
11 5 (2.51%) CA
12 4 (2.01%) EMC
12 4 (2.01%) NetApp
12 4 (2.01%) Sitecore
13 3 (1.51%) Sophos